Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Narrow Bay, Suffolk County, NY, 20786 [2014-08242]

Download as PDF 20786 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 71 / Monday, April 14, 2014 / Rules and Regulations Notice of temporary deviation from regulations. ACTION: The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the schedule governing the operation of the Blynman (SR127) Bridge across the Annisquam River and Blynman Canal, mile 0.0, at Gloucester, Massachusetts. The deviation is necessary to facilitate public safety during a public event, the annual Saint Peter’s Fiesta 5K Road Race. This temporary deviation authorizes the bridge to remain in the closed position for thirty minutes to facilitate public safety. DATES: This deviation is effective from 6:15 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. on June 26, 2014. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation [USCG–2014–0143] is available at http://www.regulations.gov. Type the docket number in the ‘‘SEARCH’’ box and click ‘‘SEARCH.’’ Click on Open Docket Folder on the line associated with this deviation. You may also visit the Docket Management Facility in Room W12–140, on the ground floor of the Department of Transportation West Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this temporary deviation, call or email Mr. John W. McDonald, Project Officer, First Coast Guard District, telephone (617) 223– 8364 or email john.w.mcdonald@ uscg.mil. If you have questions on viewing the docket, call Cheryl Collins, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–366–9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Blynman (SR127) Bridge at mile 0.0, across the Annisquam River and Blynman Canal at Gloucester, Massachusetts, has 8.2 feet of vertical clearance at mean high water and 16 feet of vertical clearance at mean low water. The existing drawbridge operation regulations are listed at 33 CFR 117.586. The owner of the bridge, Massachusetts Department of Transportation, requested a temporary deviation from the schedule to facilitate a public event, the Annual Saint Peter’s Fiesta 5K Road Race. The waterway has recreational vessel traffic of various sizes. Under this temporary deviation the Blynman (SR127) Bridge at mile 0.0, across the Annisquam River and Blynman Canal may remain in the closed position for thirty minutes, between 6:15 p.m. and 6:45 p.m. on June 26, 2014. Vessels that can pass mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with RULES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:13 Apr 11, 2014 Jkt 232001 under the bridge without a bridge opening may do so at all times. There is an alternate route for vessel traffic around Cape Ann. In accordance with 33 CFR 117.35(e), the bridge must return to its regular operating schedule immediately at the end of the designated time period. This deviation from the operating regulations is authorized under 33 CFR 117.35. Dated: April 1, 2014. C.L. Bisignano, Supervisory Bridge Management Specialist, First Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2014–08241 Filed 4–11–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2014–0203] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Narrow Bay, Suffolk County, NY Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of deviation from drawbridge regulation. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Smith Point Bridge across Narrow Bay, mile 6.1, between Smith Point and Fire Island, New York. The deviation is necessary to facilitate public safety during a public event, the Mastic Peninsula Multi-Sport Triathlon. This temporary deviation authorizes the Smith Point Bridge to remain in the closed position for two hours to facilitate public safety during a public event. DATES: This deviation is effective from 7 a.m. through 9 a.m. on June 1, 2014. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, USCG–2014–0203 is available at http://www.regulations.gov. Type the docket number in the ‘‘SEARCH’’ box and click ‘‘SEARCH’’. Click on Open Docket Folder on the line associated with this deviation. You may also visit the Docket Management Facility in Room W12–140 on the ground floor of the Department of Transportation West Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this temporary deviation, call or email Ms. Judy LeungYee, Project Officer, First Coast Guard District, telephone (212) 668–7165, email judy.k.leung-yee@uscg.mil. If you SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00034 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 have questions on viewing the docket, call Cheryl Collins, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–366– 9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Smith Point Bridge at mile 6.1, across Narrow Bay, between Smith Point and Fire Island, New York, has 18 feet of vertical clearance at mean high water and 19 feet of vertical clearance at mean low water. The existing drawbridge operation regulations are listed at 33 CFR 117.799(d). The owner of the bridge, the County of Suffolk Department of Public Works, requested a temporary deviation from the drawbridge operation regulations to facilitate a public event, the Mastic Peninsula Multi-Sport Triathlon. The waterway has seasonal recreational vessels traffic of various sizes. Under this temporary deviation the Smith Point Bridge at mile 6.1, across Narrow Bay between Smith Point and Fire Island, New York, may remain in the closed position from 7 a.m. through 9 a.m. on June 1, 2014. Vessels able to pass under the bridge in the closed position without a bridge opening may do so at all times. There are no alternate routes for vessels to transit. The Coast Guard will also inform the users of the waterways through our Local and Broadcast Notice to Mariners of the change in operating schedule for the bridge so that vessels can arrange their transits to minimize any impact caused by the temporary deviation. In accordance with 33 CFR 117.35(e), the drawbridge must return to its regular operating schedule immediately at the end of the effective period of this temporary deviation. This deviation from the operating regulations is authorized under 33 CFR 117.35. Dated: April 1, 2014. C.J. Bisignano, Supervisory Bridge Management Specialist, First Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2014–08242 Filed 4–11–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 165 [Docket No. USCG–2011–0727] RIN 1625–AA11 Regulated Navigation Area; Arthur Kill, NY and NJ AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\14APR1.SGM Coast Guard, DHS. 14APR1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 71 (Monday, April 14, 2014)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Page 20786]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-08242]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2014-0203]


Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Narrow Bay, Suffolk County, NY

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of deviation from drawbridge regulation.

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SUMMARY: The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the 
operating schedule that governs the Smith Point Bridge across Narrow 
Bay, mile 6.1, between Smith Point and Fire Island, New York. The 
deviation is necessary to facilitate public safety during a public 
event, the Mastic Peninsula Multi-Sport Triathlon. This temporary 
deviation authorizes the Smith Point Bridge to remain in the closed 
position for two hours to facilitate public safety during a public 
event.

DATES: This deviation is effective from 7 a.m. through 9 a.m. on June 
1, 2014.

ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, USCG-2014-0203 is available 
at http://www.regulations.gov. Type the docket number in the ``SEARCH'' 
box and click ``SEARCH''. Click on Open Docket Folder on the line 
associated with this deviation. You may also visit the Docket 
Management Facility in Room W12-140 on the ground floor of the 
Department of Transportation West Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., 
Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, 
except Federal holidays.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this 
temporary deviation, call or email Ms. Judy Leung-Yee, Project Officer, 
First Coast Guard District, telephone (212) 668-7165, email 
judy.k.leung-yee@uscg.mil. If you have questions on viewing the docket, 
call Cheryl Collins, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202-
366-9826.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Smith Point Bridge at mile 6.1, across 
Narrow Bay, between Smith Point and Fire Island, New York, has 18 feet 
of vertical clearance at mean high water and 19 feet of vertical 
clearance at mean low water. The existing drawbridge operation 
regulations are listed at 33 CFR 117.799(d).
    The owner of the bridge, the County of Suffolk Department of Public 
Works, requested a temporary deviation from the drawbridge operation 
regulations to facilitate a public event, the Mastic Peninsula Multi-
Sport Triathlon.
    The waterway has seasonal recreational vessels traffic of various 
sizes.
    Under this temporary deviation the Smith Point Bridge at mile 6.1, 
across Narrow Bay between Smith Point and Fire Island, New York, may 
remain in the closed position from 7 a.m. through 9 a.m. on June 1, 
2014.
    Vessels able to pass under the bridge in the closed position 
without a bridge opening may do so at all times. There are no alternate 
routes for vessels to transit.
    The Coast Guard will also inform the users of the waterways through 
our Local and Broadcast Notice to Mariners of the change in operating 
schedule for the bridge so that vessels can arrange their transits to 
minimize any impact caused by the temporary deviation.
    In accordance with 33 CFR 117.35(e), the drawbridge must return to 
its regular operating schedule immediately at the end of the effective 
period of this temporary deviation. This deviation from the operating 
regulations is authorized under 33 CFR 117.35.

    Dated: April 1, 2014.
C.J. Bisignano,
Supervisory Bridge Management Specialist, First Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2014-08242 Filed 4-11-14; 8:45 am]
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